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Happy birthday Ginger Rogers!

In Uncategorized on July 16, 2021 at 7:23 am

From her be-monocled appearance as wise-cracking Anytime Annie in the iconic 42nd Street, the smash hit which singlehandedly brought movie musicals back into audience favor, the same year she sang We’re in the Money in Gold Diggers of 1933, few stars ever gave so much pleasure to so many for so long, through her fabled series of dancing epics with Fred Astaire and non-musical establishment of herself as one of the screen’s brightest and most thoroughly likable comediennes (Stage Door, Vivacious Lady, Having Wonderful Time, bachelor Mother, Tom, Dick and Harry and billy Wilder’s ever sparkling The Major and the Minor), as well as an often very effective dramatic actress (Primrose Path, Kitty Foyle).